Blockchain/Bitcoin

New Blockchain Hub “Trust Square” Opens in the Heart of Zurich

New Zurich blockchain hub “Trust Square” officially launches today with an opening ceremony chaired by the Head of the Department for Economic Affairs of the Canton of Zurich, Carmen Walker Späh. Located right opposite the Swiss National Bank, Trust Square

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Blockchain Specialist Metaco Secures Swisscom and Avaloq as New Shareholders

Lausanne-based blockchain and crypto-currency specialist Metaco has secured significant new shareholders and investment in a highly successful second round of funding. In an indication of the high esteem that Metaco holds in the market, the new investors include Avaloq, Swisscom,

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Avaloq erwirbt eine 10%-Beteiligung am Schweizer Blockchain Startup Metaco

Avaloq hat eine 10%-Beteiligung an Metaco, dem Blockchain- und Kryptowährungsexperten mit Sitz in Lausanne, erworben. Infolge der Übernahme, die Teil von Metacos zweiter Finanzierungsrunde ist, wird Francisco Fernandez, Avaloqs Gründer und Group Chairman, Mitglied des Verwaltungsrats von Metaco. Nach seiner

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Blockchain In Germany: A Quick Overview

Germany and especially its capital city are quickly turning into a development hub for cryptocurrencies and blockchain technology. Today, Germany is home to some of the world’s most exciting blockchain projects and startups including IOTA, Lisk and Slock.it, which are

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Lithuania to Introduce Blockchain Sandbox in 2019

Lithuania is looking to become the first ever country to offer entities from around the world the opportunity to register and manage companies using blockchain technology. These Virtual Limited Liability Companies (VLLCs) would benefit from an innovation-friendly “sandbox” regulatory system

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Blockchain-Forschungskooperation der Versicherungsbranche kommt nach Zürich

Das Konsortium «Blockchain Insurance Industry Initiative» (B3i) ist eine globale Forschungskooperation von weltweit führenden Versicherungskonzernen, die sich zusammengeschlossen haben, um die Anwendung der Blockchain-Technologie in der Versicherungswirtschaft voranzutreiben. Ziel ist die Entwicklung einer Handelsplattform über die gesamte Wertschöpfungskette unter Verwendung

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Despite ICO Frenzy Regulatory And Cybersecurity Concerns Remain

While initial coin offerings (ICOs) are growing in popularity amongst the startup community, challenges remain for token issuers notably in terms of regulation and cybersecurity, according to PwC. ICO frenzy An ICO is a form of fundraising that harnesses the

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Swiss Blockchain Taskforce Recommendations for Regulation and Development of the Crypto Valley

Switzerland is a pioneer in regulating and promoting blockchain technology. This will be reflected in the programme of the next Blockchain Summit – Crypto Valley on April 26th in Zug. Federal Councillor Johann Schneider-Ammann will give the opening speech at the Theater

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iP2PGlobal is Re-Shaping The Global Personal Financing Landscape

Peer-to-Peer (P2P) lending is gaining momentum worldwide especially in Asia Pacific, Americas and Europe. However, looking at the current limitations in the P2P lending landscape, one may conclude that there is no single platform that will be able to bring

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Boerse Stuttgart Subsidiary Brings Cryptocurrency Trading App for the Mass Market

Free, uncomplicated and secure trading in cryptocurrencies from your own smartphone: this is what BISON promises to make available to traders. The new app from fintech Sowa Labs – a subsidiary of Boerse Stuttgart Digital Ventures – gives traders an

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